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16 Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes for Every Diet

Newsflash: Thanksgiving is right around the corner, people! That means it’s time to begin the dreaded chore of coming up with a Thanksgiving menu. Putting together a lineup that pleases every single […]

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Celiac Foundation President: Stop Calling It the Gluten-Free ‘Diet’

President of the Philly-based National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and former Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge semifinalist, Alice Bast, wrote a really interesting piece […]

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The Checkup: The Top 10 Fall Foods for Weight Loss

• Looks like you can have your pumpkin pie and eat it, too: Not only are these 10 delicious fruits and veggies in season, they’re […]

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I Tried It: The Vegan and Gluten-Free Soups at Metropolitan Cafe

You wouldn’t expect a business best known for baking some of the best bread in the city to be home to a host of gluten-free […]

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Drumroll, Please: These Are Our Favorite Gluten-Free Pizzas in Philly

Searching for a slice of gluten-free pizza that tastes like the real deal? Look no further. Our gluten-free panel of taste-testers tried pies from across […]

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The Checkup: 10 Trainer-Approved Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Workout

• Here, 10 workout tips trainers wish they could tell everyone. Like, stop holding onto the elliptical like you’re holding on for dear life—that death […]

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Check Out the Gluten-Free and Veggie-Friendly Options at the Linc This Year

Our friends at Foobooz hit up Lincoln Financial Field this week to check out the new concessions on tap for the 2014 Eagles season. They […]


Petruce et al’s New Cider Program

Petruce et al. is adding to their list of et al’s with a new cider program. In addition to wine, beer and cocktails, Petruce has gotten serious […]

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Gluten-Free Eaters Rejoice: “Gluten-Free” Label Actually Means Something Now

Last August, the Food and Drug Administration officially defined the the characteristics required for a product to be called “gluten-free”, but manufacturers were given a […]

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Marc Vetri Thinks Many Gluten-Intolerant People Are “Grossly Ill-Informed”

Philly chef Marc Vetri posted a nearly 1,400-word rant on the Huffington Post yesterday about his growing intolerance of gluten intolerance. He describes a diner […]

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The Checkup: These Pancakes Taste Like Almond Joy Candy Bars

• Your weekend brunch is about to get so, so much more epic, you guys. Three words: Almond Joy pancakes. They’re Paleo and gluten-free, too! […]

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P.S. & Co. to Launch Vegan BYO Weekend Brunch, Among Other Cool Things

Last week, our pals at Foobooz posted their First Look review of the recently opened P.S. & Co. cafe near Rittenhouse Square, brainchild of Pure Sweets bakery owner […]

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I Miss White Bread

Poor bread. Nobody wants to eat it anymore. It’s full of carbs. And gluten. It’s made from wheat. I’m not talking fancy-ass bread, the kind […]

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Opinion: Gluten-Free Haters Have It All Wrong

Breaking news: Gluten sensitivity and intolerance is real. I have it. So do hundreds of clients I’ve worked with over the past seven years. To […]

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The Best Thing I Ever Ate in Philly: Gluten-Free Desserts Edition

The search for a good gluten-free dessert is a long-game challenge—and a daunting one at that. After all, it takes an especially accomplished baker to […]